Karen Richard Guyton

BLANDENDORO, NC: Karen Richard Guyton, 69, of Bladenboro passed away on Friday, October 8, 2021, at Cape Fear Valley Medical in Fayetteville. 

Karen grew up in Franklin, Vermont.

She leaves behind daughter Jennifer Gibson of Bladenboro, sons Greg Beyor (Sandy) of Clarkton, NC, Jason Beyor (Joann) of Indiana; her sisters Debbie Denault (Jay) of Franklin, Vermont, Helen Rosenblum (Steve) of Hyde Park, Vermont, and Lucinda Rayman (Alex) of Kentucky, her brother Tommy Richard (Susan) of Franklin, Vermont. She also leaves seven grandchildren, Brookelyn Dove, Chianne Beyor, Katelyn Beyor, Ethan Beyor, Kayla Ashton, Joycelyn Sievert, and Arionna Hutchinson, and four great-grandchildren, Cole Dove, Jaxson West, Ella June Beyor, and Lenix Jarzabek. 

Karen was preceded in death by her parents, Lloyd Richard and Madeline Benjamin Richard, her spouse Bulon “Sankey” Guyton, and her sister Becky Uszuko.

Karen was a dedicated mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She enjoyed cooking and baking for her friends and family. She spent her life caring for people and animals. Karen will be remembered for her artistic abilities and her kind soul.

A memorial service was held on Saturday, October 16, 2021, at 2:00 pm, at Bladen Gaskins Funeral Home Chapel in Elizabethtown, NC.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to A Shelter Friend, P.O. Box 2983, Elizabethtown, NC 28337.